Average Bench: 53% (708th of 1355)

Based on 39,665 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, 0FABFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2430M CPU @ 2.40GHz

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-2430M averaged 47.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 77Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 66.8Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2430M is just 19.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-2430M performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 172Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 172Pts
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 39,665 samples)
Min Avg Max
59.3 Memory 77 89.1
22.5 1-Core 66.8 80.1
44.9 2-Core 115 143
54.8% 86.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
71.4 4-Core 170 200
76.2 8-Core 172 200
23.3% 171 Pts
Min Avg Max
64.1 64-Core 172 202
11.6% 172 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.9
1-Core 80.6
2-Core 148
65% 105 Pts
4-Core 200
8-Core 200
27% 200 Pts
64-Core 201
14% 201 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.6
1-Core 52.9
2-Core 123
55% 87.1 Pts
4-Core 184
8-Core 188
25% 186 Pts
64-Core 194
13% 194 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 83
1-Core 79
2-Core 126
61% 96.1 Pts
4-Core 198
8-Core 154
25% 176 Pts
64-Core 196
13% 196 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 83
1-Core 64.9
2-Core 112
56% 86.6 Pts
4-Core 170
8-Core 172
23% 171 Pts
64-Core 171
12% 171 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.6
1-Core 54.9
2-Core 88.5
50% 74 Pts
4-Core 191
8-Core 182
26% 187 Pts
64-Core 186
12% 186 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 53.2
1-Core 33.2
2-Core 65
33% 50.5 Pts
4-Core 107
8-Core 107
15% 107 Pts
64-Core 102
7% 102 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 46.8
1-Core 20.7
2-Core 35.4
25% 34.3 Pts
4-Core 53.5
8-Core 54.2
7% 53.8 Pts
64-Core 52
4% 52 Pts
39,665 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 53,548,327 CPUs tested.

 Prices

EbayUS $456 months
AmazonUS $1066 years
Send price feedback
Typical Core i5-2430M Builds (Compare 10,109 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $74

Popular Core i5-2430M systems:

How Fast Is Your CPU? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - SkillBench (space shooter) tests user input accuracy.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) June 2022 CPU Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical users. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]

ADVERTISEMENT

Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-2430M Processor (3M Cache, up to 3.00 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ4'11
Processor Numberi5-2430M
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.4 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP35 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 3000
Graphics Base Frequency650 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/SDVO/CRT
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.2 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Macrovision License RequiredNo

Memory

Max Memory Size16 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1066/1333
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth21.3 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)No
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingNo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
My WiFi TechYes
4G WiMAX Wireless TechYes

Package

Package Size37.5mmx37.5mm (rPGA988B); 31mm x 24mm (BGA1023)
Graphics and IMC Lithography32 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedPPGA988

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechYes

 Comments

Added n/a ago.

Good (edit your comment) Add link

3 months ago.

ITs reasonably good and is basically a quad core cpu


Excellent

10 months ago.

I have had it for many years yes son and i have been gaming minecraft with 2021 fps yes thanks men


Excellent

3 months ago.

it runs mw3 at max graphics very well


Average

3 years ago.

IT was good for it's time but it lacks a lot.


Excellent

8 months ago.

Not good for gaming, but it's excellent for a mobile CPU being this old


Your
opinion?
1355 Processors (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different CPUs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-12600K $280Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-12400F $170Nvidia RTX 3050 $250Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $111
Intel Core i7-12700K $380Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $33Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $68SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $71G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $470SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback